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Rome: Catacombs Guided Tour with Transfer

1. Rome: Catacombs Guided Tour with Transfer

Embark on a fascinating underground tour of the Catacombs, taking you into the unusual history of Rome. Head far below its busy streets and towering monuments to the concealed side of this ancient city. Follow along as your expert guide tells reveals little-known mysteries of Rome's darker side. Begin your tour at one of the most spectacular centrally located squares in Rome, Venice Square, next to the Townhall. Hop on a panoramic bus and head to the Catacombs, following a roundtrip panoramic route. Begin your underground tour and explore these extensive tunnels lined with tombs carved right out of the rock, and hear the fascinating history of these sacred places. Learn about how dating almost 2,000 years to the 2nd century AD, this extensive network of underground tunnels was once a burial ground and a place of worship for the first Christians in Rome. Combine your tour with the additional option to visit the Trevi district underground. Explore the ruins and hidden passages beneath the Trevi district and the surrounding area. Combine your tour with the additional option to visit the fascinating Capuchin Museum and his crypt. Visit on your own the famous Capuchin Crypt in Via Veneto with your audioguide! Learn about the crypt and the remains of the approximately 4,000 friars to decorate the floor-to-ceiling designs, lending it the macabre nickname of "the Bone Chapel".

Rome: Uncover the Trevi Fountain and Underground Tour

2. Rome: Uncover the Trevi Fountain and Underground Tour

Delve into the history of the Trevi Fountain on a guided tour of one of Rome's most iconic landmarks. Venture beyond its impressive facade as you uncover its hidden secrets and history before exploring the recently discovered underground. Meet your guide and embark on a guided tour to uncover the mystery of the Trevi Fountain. Journey through its centuries-long history with detailed explanations from your guide, and marvel at the mythological figures that emerge across the raw stone. Then, descend 9 meters underground to explore the newly uncovered archeological site. Follow your guide towards a 2000-year-old, fully functioning ancient aqueduct that still supplies water to the fountain above. Continue to view the remains of an imperial Domus and touch the millenary stratification beneath the streets of Rome. Finally, make your way back to the surface, where your tour will come to an end.

Trevi District Underground: Aqueduct and Domus Guided Tour

3. Trevi District Underground: Aqueduct and Domus Guided Tour

Discover what lies beneath the Trevi District on a 45-minute guided tour through its underground passages. Roam through the three sections of the antiquarian and learn why this archaeological area is called the "City of Water." Start by making a wish at the iconic Trevi Fountain, the largest Baroque fountain in the city. Next, venture underground to marvel at ruins that date all the way back to Ancient Rome. This history comes to life with the help of a professional guide, who will explain the story behind the Vicus Caprarius archaeological area. See how the water that flows from the Trevi Fountain filters through the ancient masonry of the archaeological area, continuing to supply the pipes and the pools of the luxurious Domus residence. Learn about the findings discovered during excavation, including precious polychrome marble coverings, the famous head of Alessandro Helios, a treasure trove of 800 coins, and the spatheia, special African amphorae for transporting oil.

Rome: Vatican and Rome Experience Pass

4. Rome: Vatican and Rome Experience Pass

Choose from many attractions, including sites such a Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill and Vatican Museums with skip-the-line entry. Take in opera shows at night, see the Sistine Chapel, travel to a fun park, or take a wine tasting and food tour. Purchase a pass for the number of attractions you want to visit - with 3, 5 and 7-choice passes available. Simply present your voucher at the centrally located Roman Forum station where your professional staff provide you with all necessary information. There's plenty to choose from to make the most of your visit to Rome. Your pass will be activated upon scanning at the first attraction, following which it remains valid for the next 90 days. Choose from the following attractions: • Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel Skip the Line Ticket• Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill Skip the Line Ticket • Roman Forum and Palatine Hill with Super Sites • Pantheon skip the line tickets with audioguide (app) • Pantheon Guided Tour• St. Peter's Dome and Audioguide (no skip-the-line)• Navona Underground ticket and 3D experience• Trevi District Underground with audioguide• Catacombs guided tour (no transfer included)• Capitoline Museum Skip the Line Tickets • Leonardo da Vinci Experience with audioguide• The Altar of the Fatherland Elevator & Risorgimento Museum & Palazzo Venezia Skip the Line Ticket• Trajan’s Markets Skip the Line Ticket• 1 day Hop-on hop-off bus• 1-hour bike rental• 72-hour public transportation ticket• A night at the Opera (only if available)• Rome Imperial 3D show and audioguide• Caracalla Baths Skip the Line Ticket• Circo Maximo Virtual Reality Experience Reserved Entrance• Sant'Angelo Castel Skip the Line Ticket with Audioguide (app) • Palazzo Valentini Experience Skip the Line Ticket (if available) • Doria Pamphilj Gallery Reserved Entrance Ticket• Panoramic Terrace Breakfast• Panoramic Terrace Aperitif• Papal Udience + St. Peter's Guided Tour (only on Wednesday)• National Roman Museum (Palazzo Altemps, Baths of Diocletian, Palazzo Massimo) Reserved Entrance Ticket• Ara Pacis Museum• Navona, Pantheon +Trevi Fountain Walking Tour (only English) • Largo Argentina Reserved Entrance • Borghese Gallery Skip the Line • Cappuccini Cripts Reserved Entrance OUTSIDE ROME (trasportation NOT included):• A Walk in the Pontifical Villa Gardens in Castel Gandolfo• Pope Summer Residence with audioguide in Castel Gandolfo• Ancient Ostia Reserved Entrance Ticket• Tivoli Villas: Villa Adriana or Villa D’Este Reserved Entrance Ticket • Pompei Skip the Line Tickets and Audioguide

Rome: Piazza Navona and Trevi District Underground Pass

5. Rome: Piazza Navona and Trevi District Underground Pass

Discover what lies beneath Rome with a combo pass to the Stadium of Domitian at Piazza Navona Underground and the Trevi District Underground. Learn about two important archaeological sites that showcase the architectural wonders of Ancient Rome.  Begin your tour by descending 5 meters below street level to explore the former Stadium of Domitian at Piazza Navona. Receive an audio guide that will provide commentary as you walk through the ruins. Learn about the travertine blocks, brickwork, and marble columns of the main entrances of this sporting center. See a selection of unpublished photographs, 3D reconstructions, videos, and informative panels that tell the story of the Stadium of Domitian. Learn about the development of the site into its current piazza, as well as the evolution of Roman sports. Continue by visiting the underground passages of the Trevi District. Explore this intricate maze of ancient vestiges and the archaeological site of Vicus Caprarius, also known as the City of Water. Touch some of the historic foundations of ancient Roman buildings.

Rome: Immersive Underground and Piazzas Tour

6. Rome: Immersive Underground and Piazzas Tour

Immerse yourself in the city's history starting from Piazza Navona, one of the most charming and popular squares in Rome. The most beautiful parts of Piazza Navona are its three fountains, designed during the papacy of Gregory XIII. Erected in the center of Piazza Navona, the Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi was designed by Bernini in 1651. After a look over Piazza Navona, you'll enter into the subterranean world beneath the streets of this square which is built over the site of the Stadium of Domitian. The stadium was used almost entirely for athletic contests, and for a brief period following fire-damage to the Colosseum in 217 A.D., it was used for gladiator shows. From the Stadium of Domitian you will go back on the street to move onward to the Pantheon. According to Roman legend, this is the place where at his death, the founder of Rome, Romulus, was seized by an eagle and taken off into the skies with the gods. Next, travel to the Trevi Fountain and throw a coin in the water, adhering to tradition. Following the fountain, you'll enter into the subterranean world of Vicus Caprarius, also known as the City of Water. In this underground archaeological area of Vicus Caprarius you will find an intricate labyrinth of ancient remains: the remains of a domus of the imperial era; the castellum aquae of the Aqua Virgo aqueduct.

Rome: City Pass 40+ Attractions, Vatican & Sistine Chapel

7. Rome: City Pass 40+ Attractions, Vatican & Sistine Chapel

Explore Rome hassle-free with the Rome City Pass. Enter over 40 attractions, like the Vatican & Sistine Chapel, the Castle of Sant Angelo, Piazza Navona Underground's Stadium of Domitian, and the Pantheon. Join guided tours like Catacombs of Callistus, enjoy optional public transport, and see Rome with a 48-hour hop-on hop-off bus tour. Take the stress out of planning your trip to Rome, and get to know the city's rich history, culture, and vibrant atmosphere through museums, tours, and local cuisine. Explore the city at your own pace and customize your pass with 2- to 5-day options. Included in your City Pass: Museum and Galleries- • Vatican Museum • The Sistine Chapel • Vatican Pinacoteca • Museo Pio Christiano • Museo Gregoriano Profano • Museo Storico Vaticano • Museo Chiaramonti • Museo Missionario-Ethnologico • Museo della Repubblica Romana e della memoria garibaldina • Museo Leonardo da Vinci Experience • Museo Nazionale Romano: • Palazzo Massimo • Palazzo Altemps • VIGAMUS Video game museum • Palazzo Merulana • Museo delle Cere Rom • Palazzo Barberini: Rome`s Artistic Splendor in the Heart of the Eternal City • Galleria Corsini in Rome Landmarks and Monuments - • Castel Sant'Angelo (Castle of the Holy Angel) • Stadio Di Domiziano Piazza Navona Underground • Pantheon Rome • Vicus Caprarius • Case Romane del Celio • Bath of Caracalla • Terme di Diocleziano Guided Tours: • Guided tour Catacombs of Callistus (Italian, English, French, Spanish and German) • Walking tour Rome (in English) Activities & Leisure Attractions: • Ancient Rome multimedia video • 48-hour hop-on hop-off bus tour Discounts (save up to 20%) • Gelateria Della Palma - authentic Italian ice cream • Opera Lirica di Roma • Rome Bike Rental • Transfer for Castel Romano Outlet

Rome: City Pass with 20+ Attractions and Guided Tours

8. Rome: City Pass with 20+ Attractions and Guided Tours

Explore Rome hassle-free with the Rome City Pass. Enter over 20 attractions, like the Castle Sant Angelo, Piazza Navona Underground's Stadium of Domitian, Pantheon Rome and the National Roman Museum. Join guided tours like Catacombs of St. Callistus, enjoy optional transportation, and see the city with an included 48-hour hop-on hop-off bus tour. Take the stress out of planning your trip to Rome, and get to know the city's rich history, culture, and vibrant atmosphere through museums, tours, and local cuisine. Explore the city at your own pace and customize your pass with 2- to 5-day options. Included in your City Pass: Museum and Galleries • Museo Leonardo da Vinci Experience • Museo Nazionale Romano: • Palazzo Massimo • Palazzo Altemps • VIGAMUS Video game museum • Palazzo Merulana • Museo delle Cere Rom • Palazzo Barberini: Rome`s Artistic Splendor in the Heart of the Eternal City • Galleria Corsini in Rome Landmarks and Monuments • Castel Sant'Angelo (Castle of the Holy Angel) • Stadio Di Domiziano Piazza Navona Underground • Pantheon Rome • Vicus Caprarius • Case Romane del Celio • Bath of Caracalla • Terme di Diocleziano Tours Guided tour Catacombs of Callistus (Italian, English, French, Spanish and German) • Walking tour (in English) Others• Ancient Rome multimedia video• 48-hour hop-on hop-off bus Discounts (save up to 20%) • Gelateria Della Palma - authentic Italian ice cream • Opera Lirica di Roma • Rome Bike Rental • Transfer for Castel Romano Outlet

Rome: Trevi Fountain Underground Group Tour

9. Rome: Trevi Fountain Underground Group Tour

Enjoy a new perspective of the Trevi Fountain with this Trevi Fountain underground tour. Explore the history of the fountain, explore the passages underneath it, and see the ancient Roman aqueduct that lies beneath the fountain. See the famous Trevi Fountain, and learn more about the underground passages stretching out under the Trevi Fountain, where the remains of of an ancient aqueduct are visible. Explore “Vicus Caprarius – the City of Water”, an impressive archaeological area located underground beneath the Trevi Fountain. Admire the remains of one of the 11 aqueducts built by the Romans, whose poetic name, Aqua Virgo, means “pure water”, referring to the purity and clarity of the water. Learn about the history of the famous aqueduct until the realization of the Trevi Fountain, visiting the underground archaeological site. Enjoy one of the best underground sites of Rome, where the water, still flowing fresh and clear today, laps at the ancient Roman remains serving as a relaxing soundtrack to this unique Trevi Underground walk.

Rome: Trevi Fountain and Navona Square Underground Tour

10. Rome: Trevi Fountain and Navona Square Underground Tour

Experience the true beauty of Rome’s squares and discover what lies hidden in the city’s underground world on a walking tour with a local guide. Make a wish as the Trevi Fountain, then descend below street level to the Stadium of Domitian and learn about ancient artifacts. After meeting your guide in Spagna Square, start your tour in front of one of Rome's most famous fountains, Bernini's Barcaccia Fountain. Reach the city’s iconic Trevi Fountain, and choose to make a wish by throwing a coin into it. Travel to the hidden part of Trevi Fountain, passing through the domus aqueduct. Go underground to learn the story behind the Vicus Caprarius (City of Water) archaeological area to see how the water that flows from the Trevi Fountain filters through the ancient masonry. Explore findings discovered during the excavation, including amphorae (ancient Roman jars) and coins, before heading back outside to Rotonda Square to see the Pantheon. Continue to Navona Square, where you can see the famous Quattro Fiumi Fountain (Fountain of the Four Rivers). This square also has a hidden treasure: the Stadium of Domitian. Explore it by descending 5 meters below street level. Learn about the development of the site into the current square and the evolution of ancient Roman sports. Round off the tour by admiring artifacts from the days of the Roman Empire found during archaeological excavations.

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It was Extremely fascinating my tour guide Maria was so passionate about Rome’s history and you could tell she really loved it by the way she talked. It was interesting seeing all the different places and I felt like we stayed at each site for the perfect amount of Time. Maria made us feel like we were one of her friends not just another tourist which I loved. Any questions we had she was able to answer and would always have a fascinating story to tell

Very good experience, the tour guide was so well prepared and did stop with us at the end of the tour for some information more, she was so nice

the Greek guide(he said we would forget his name' was excellent and very knowledgeable. friendly

Our wonderful guide Anestis was superb with huge knowledge and was great company. Thank you!

Good tour, my English is not good, but the guide was patient and spoke easy English